Penguins center Crosby leaves game after being hit with puck


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Penguins center and captain Sidney Crosby left today's game against the New York Islanders after being his in the mouth by a shot. Crosby leads the NHL with 56 points.

Crosby was in the left circle when a shot taken by Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik deflected off of Islanders winger Brad Boyes and up into Crosby's face. He fell to the ice before skating off with while holding a towel to his face 1:28 into regulation time. The team reported he will not return to the game.

There was no further update available.

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Shelly Anderson: sanderson@post-gazette.com, 412-263-1721 or Twitter @pgshelly. First Published March 30, 2013 6:15 PM


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